The best books to read are the ones that transport you to another world. From where we stand, books are an essential key to healthy living. Whether you’re just beginning your morning or you’re at the end of a long day, there’s nothing like pouring a cup of tea and curling up in a quiet spot with a good book. In as little as a half an hour, a great story can reset your mind and uplift your mood by taking you away from your to-do’s and into a universe of your own imagination. But if you’re short on good books to read, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. These reading suggestions are all sure to break up your day-to-day routine and give you a mental break. And if you need book club suggestions, this list is sure to fit the bill with options that everyone will love.
Since there are so many kinds of books out there, we’re going to focus on just one type. Each week, we’ll select a few books from a different genre for you and/or your book club to enjoy. This week, we wanted a few books that you'd read in the kitchen, so we’re diving into the world of delicious foods and family tradition. So without further ado, let’s chow down on some mouthwatering reads!
Delicious Books About Food and Family
If you're like us, then heartwarming memoirs about family and food are just what the doctor ordered on a cozy autumn night. On this list, we’ve shared a few memoirs and novels about food from some of your favorite chefs, including Lidia Matticchio Bastianich of Lidia’s Kitchen. The best novels about cooking capture the warmth of food within their pages and show just how meals can bring people together. With rekindled love affairs and real accounts of deep family bonds, these uplifting reads about family traditions will have your belly and your heart feeling full.
These book recommendations originally appeared in Woman's World magazine's book club section. Check back next week for more fun reading suggestions!